First Name

Wendy

Last Name

Valente

Bio

Wendy has an engineering degree from Cornell University and an MBA from the University of RI. After working in a corporate IT setting for 12 years, she wanted to switch careers to education to encourage high school students to pursue careers in STEM. Now in her 7th year of teaching computer science and math at North Kingstown HS, she has fulfilled this dream. Wendy teaches AP Computer Science Principles, Cybersecurity, and several math courses. She is the adviser for the Computer Club which recently place first in RI in the ACSL competition and place high in the national Cyber Patriot Competition. Wendy is also a member of the 2018-19 RI Dept of Education IT CTE Advisory Board that helped write the requirements for CTE programs statewide. Outside of school, Wendy is an enthusiastic Girl Scout leader with a focus on STEM and the outdoors.